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It's Time for the Talk

Graduate programs, not just undergraduate colleges, need to think about whether they need standardized admissions tests and whether they are using them in appropriate ways, write Julie R. Posselt and Casey W. Miller.

May 1? Meh

What was once viewed as the crucial date in the admissions calendar -- a date that is attracting more attention than ever -- isn't that important at many colleges that serve low-income students.

The Week in Admissions News

Discount rates up; "new liberal arts" plan; needy students without Pell.

Ethical College Admissions: Kathmandu and Tyler Too

The scandal involving the treatment of students from Nepal is among the worst in college admissions, writes Jim Jump.

Revolt Over an Editor

Prominent psychologist apologizes and resigns as journal editor over allegations of aggressive self-citation and more.

Why Part-Time Success Matters

If community colleges are going to close achievement gaps, they need to better accommodate part-time students, report says.

Ethical College Admissions: Identifying Potential

Jim Jump considers how the National Football League and top colleges identify talent.